OPERATION PLUTO

The Pipeline Under the Ocean (PLUTO) was designed to supply petrol from storage tanks in southern England to the advancing Allied armies in France in the months following D-Day. View the pages that tell the story of the planning, development, testing and installation of the pipelines and of their contribution to the war effort. See: COMBINED OPERATIONS.

      


United News Newsreel Operation Pluto (Pipe-Lines Under
The Ocean) was a World War II operation by British scientists,
oil companies and armed forces to construct undersea oil pipelines

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